the market wasn't impressed because stronger yen means exporters are getting hurt, pulling the market down 4.1%. take a look at these shanghai today really tanking 6.7%, but this particular market yesterday is still up some 60%. a little bit of correction, lots of concerns there about a curve in bank lending, new flood of issues coming online, also sending investors are really worried. and the housing down 1.8%, getting dragged down as a result and the bombay is down 1.62%. and for crude oil, this is how the fujs are looking the crude oil's down 63 cents, 72.10 a barrel, and brent always pulling back, as well, in line with what nymex is doing, $2.71, and brent, let's wait a while. no brent, we don't have brent, but it should be pulling, as well. mike, over to you in the u.s. how are you today? >> thanks, christine. doing well, thank you.